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More RAMs effect on battery life?

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So I plan on getting a pretty nice laptop soon, but I really want it to have decent battery life. 4GB of RAM seems pretty standard now, but if I wanted 6 or 8GB for some reason would battery life be effected dramatically? I know it depends on each laptop, but is there a general consensus for this type of thing?
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No, you wouldn't have a noticeable difference. The only difference would be made if it was accessing the hard drive (using page file) by lack of sufficient memory.
    
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